Fruity Peanut Butter Granola Bars

This makes for a healthy snack or a lunch box treat. Peanut butter combined with dried apricots is a taste bud pleaser, and the sunflower seeds provide a natural crunch—all held together with natural honey!

Serves: 24Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 3 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 3 cups granola
  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • ½ cup chopped peanuts
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup smooth peanut butter
  • 2 cups honey
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 Tbsp. lactose-free margarine

Directions

  • Coat a 9" square dish with margarine and set aside. In a mixing bowl, combine the granola, apricots, peanuts, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, and raisins. Set aside.
  • In a nonstick saucepan, combine the peanut butter and honey. Stir with a wooden spoon until mixture becomes a smooth liquid. Beat eggs and add one at a time, stirring continuously, until the mixture begins to boil. Remove from heat. Stir in margarine. Allow to cool.
  • Pour the honey and peanut butter mixture over granola mixture. Stir to coat thoroughly. Spoon peanut butter mixture into prepared pan.
  • Refrigerate for three hours. Cut into 2" squares. Store bars in the refrigerator between waxed paper to keep fresh.

Recipe Information

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 3 cups granola
  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • ½ cup chopped peanuts
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup smooth peanut butter
  • 2 cups honey
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 Tbsp. lactose-free margarine

Directions

  • Coat a 9" square dish with margarine and set aside. In a mixing bowl, combine the granola, apricots, peanuts, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, and raisins. Set aside.
  • In a nonstick saucepan, combine the peanut butter and honey. Stir with a wooden spoon until mixture becomes a smooth liquid. Beat eggs and add one at a time, stirring continuously, until the mixture begins to boil. Remove from heat. Stir in margarine. Allow to cool.
  • Pour the honey and peanut butter mixture over granola mixture. Stir to coat thoroughly. Spoon peanut butter mixture into prepared pan.
  • Refrigerate for three hours. Cut into 2" squares. Store bars in the refrigerator between waxed paper to keep fresh.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories270
Total Fat11g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol20mg
Sodium60mg
Total Carbohydrate39g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars31g
Protein6g